Qatar Airline Pilot Dies During Flight | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 11.21.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 11.21.14 **
** Airborne 11.19.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 11.19.14 **
** Airborne 11.17.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 11.17.14 **

Sun, Oct 17, 2010

Qatar Airline Pilot Dies During Flight

Flight From Manila Was Diverted To Malaysia

The captain of a Qatar Airways flight passed away during a flight from the Philippines, the airline reported Wednesday.

Fox News reports that the incident happened aboard flight 645 between Manila and the Qatari capital of Doha. Air traffic controllers diverted the flight to Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. It landed safely about 1135 local time, where a new crew was brought on board to continue the flight to Doha.

No official explanation for the pilots' death was given, but the Arabic news service al Jazeera reports that it was apparently a heart attack. 

In a statement, Qatar airways would only say that its main concern "remains the comfort and safety of its passengers and staff." The aircraft was landed by the co-pilot, and the airline also did not say whether the aircraft was ever at risk.

FMI: www.qatarairways.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 11.21.14: AEA's 3Q/14 Report, Fantasy Of Flight, Modernizing The NAS

Also: Holland Wants Gold, FAA Strangling UAVs?, RAF WWII Trainer For Sale, Bf109s Live, Georgia v Aerospace Engineers The Aircraft Electronics Association has released its third-qu>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (11.23.14)

"Reaching this stage that we call ATLO is a critical milestone. This is a very satisfying point of the mission as we transition from many teams working on their individual elements>[...]

ANN FAQ: Getting The Most Out Of ANN's Newsletters

ANN goes through a lot of trouble to make the graphics flashy and cool and an integral part of the story. But let's face it, they're bandwidth-intensive. So here are a couple of th>[...]

Air Force Funds Research On Thermal Management Technology For Fighters

Heat Generated By Electronic Systems A Growing Challenge Managing heat that is generated by electronic subsystems in next-generation aircraft is a vexing challenge for aerospace sy>[...]

Raytheon Successfully Demonstrates Airborne Electronic Attack System

Prototype Test Flights Evaluate Integrated Electronic Warfare Capabilities The U.S. Navy and Raytheon successfully demonstrated an end to end, first of its kind, integrated electro>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC